PRICE - Dell S. Jennings, age 82, passed away Aug. 1, 2008 at Castle Country Care Center in Price.
He was born Oct. 8, 1925 in Milford to Henry M.. And Estella Dalton Jennings. Married Betty Jean Stoddard July 3, 1947 in Farmington.
Dell honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a resident of Carbon County for 43 years, where he enjoyed working in the oil fields and with various construction companies. His love for the outdoors allowed him to work in Alaska for 13 years, where he drove truck for Mukluk Freight Lines.
Dell's true passion was gunsmithing and he was a very devoted gunsmith. His love for guns enabled him to travel to numerous shows over the years. Dell spent countless hours in the basement of his home perfecting his craft and then it was off to the range.
He loved animals and his pets always had a special place in his heart.
Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Betty Jennings, Price; three sons and one daughter, Ira Dell (Mary) Jennings, Columbus, Ohio; William Blaine (Barbara) Jennings, Magna; Eugene Raymond Jennings, Phoenix, Ariz.; Christine (Rett) Shakespear, Cedar City ; son-in-law, Doc Alcaraz, Price; and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jill Alcaraz; and nine brothers and sisters.
Memorial service Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 E. Main Street. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.
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